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good morning, america. breaking news. a deadly earthquake rocks italy. victims pulled from the destruction. a desperate search for survivors right now. after the 6.2 quake turns homes and buildings to rubble. >> quite severe shaking of the bed. the first thing i did was panic. >> the tremors shake rome. one mayor says his town is not here anymore. the pope speaking out the this morning. and "gma" live on the scene with the latest. cyberattack on "the new york times." the fbi investigating if the same hackers that targeted the democratic national committee tries to do it again. donald trump signals a shift on immigration. >> there certainly can be a softening, because we're not
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>> and sharpens his attack on hillary clinton and the clinton foundation. did she abuse her position while secretary of state? and good morning, america. we want to get right to the breaking news. relook live at the italian town of amatrice. town reduced to rubble after a deadly earthquake struck overnight. look at the before and after photos. the before on the right. the utter devastation on the left. >> here's what we know. the 6.2 magnitude quake hit around 3:30 a.m. local time. dozens confirmed ted. an italian seismologist says there have been at least 150 tremors since. the aftershocks hit in rome. >> the pope says he's deeply saddened. praying for the victims. thanks volunteers and rescuers. terry moran is there with the latest. good mo
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>> reporter: good morning, george. well, the quake was felt here if rome for about 30 seconds or so of swaying and shaking. but at the open centers about 100 miles northeast of here, it lasted for a terrifying 14sec2 d seconds. it happened in the middle of the night. the worst time. everyone in nair beds. rescue workers flooding the scene, trying to save lives. overnight, a deadly earthquake bringing down buildings in central italy. rescue crews are still scouring the debris this morning. looking for anyone who may still be trapped. this woman was pulled from the rubble alive. walls of buildings are completely gone. on this building, only the wall remains. the 6.2 magnitude quake struck just after 3:30 in the morning. >> the electricity had gone. we
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down the stairs into the garden. >> reporter: many people spent the night outside as the aftershocks came. >> quite severe shake of the beds. the first thing i did was panic and we waited for it to just subside to go check on our children. >> reporter: in rome, about 100 miles northeast, buildings shook for about 30 seconds. one local mayor saying half his town is gone. the italian government says damage is severe. they're sending heavy equipment to clear wreckage in the popular italian summer resort town. in 2009, central italy was hit by a 6.3 magnitude quake. that one killed over 300 people and demolished towns. no major city was struck by this quake. that devastation region is a region of picturesque hill top towns, stone houses, very vulnerable to quakes. as after every quake, it's a race against time.
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gilroy. he was in the middle of the quake. thank you for joining us. you're in a hotel on the second floor in the town of multipulciano. what happened? >> yeah, it was just before 4:00 in the morning. you know, we felt kind of the best way to describe sit a rolling of the bed. that quickly turned into a shake. and, you know, we gathered our stuff and ran out as quick as we could with everyone else. >> you knew right away it was an earthquake? >> didn't know right away. actually, my first thought was that it was a medical emergency of some sort. traveling with my girlfriend. realized that wasn't the case. on the way out, we saw the pretty big chandelier sway trg side to side. that's when i think we knew for sure. >> what is the scoop like right now? >> yeah, the destruction looks devastating. you know, it looks
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come down completely into the roads. and really, terrible scene. >> so is the village locked in right now? because there's so much destruction? >> that's what it looks like. these roads are very, very narrow. and, the homes are built on top of each other. they're all brick. when they come down, there's not a lot of space in between. >> are you going to be able to stay in your hotel has it avoided enough damage to stay there? or are you trying to get out snmgts we had actually planned on leaving. we had a car come at 6:00 in the morning. we're fortunate enough to be able to get out and so we headed down south, away from that region. >> but the quake region is pretty large, isn't it? >> it seems to be. you know, we were in the middle of tuscany. a big destination. and it seems like a lot of people were affected all the way down to rome, which is where we
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>> we're glad you're okay, michael. thank you for sharing your story this morning. >> yep, thank you for having me. >> you see so many of those old builtings just crumble. >> so awful that it happened when it happened. people didn't know what hit them. they were asleep. we want to turn to dr. lucy jones, an expert in earthquakes for more on the threat in italy and what we need to be prepared for at home. dr. jones, according to reports, the earthquake lasted for nearly 2:30. is that unusual? >> i think that's an expression of how long people felt shaking. that probably includes some aftershock. a magnitude 6 is going to be on a fault about ten miles long and probably last about five or six seconds that the earth is producing energy. >> that's interesting. this is the second major earthquake to hit italy in seven years. you have called this area the california of europe, yes? >> right. it's just like in california -- the united states, california is
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most of the earthquakes are happening. italy is the same thing in europe. it's the most common source of earthquakes. the 2009 earthquake that killed several hundred people is on the same fault system. as was a quake back in 1997. >> there have been as many as 150 aftershocks. what are the big concerns right now? >> there mr. be continuing aftershocks. that mountain range is characterized by earthquake sequences, where there will be a lot of events. there will probably be more damaging earthquakes in the sequence, potentially larger than the first one. >> as they're searching for survivors, they're having to deal with significant aftershocks, yes? >> absolutely. the recovery time can be very, very dangerous. the building's unstable. >> any concern here at home? >> no, one thing we have seen when we look at how earthquakes trigger others, it
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nearby. once you get more than 100 miles away, you just don't see any extra triggering going on. it won't affect the rate here. >> we appreciate your expertise. dr. lucy jones, thank you for joining us. >> thank you for having me. >> we'll stay on top of the story all morning long. we move on to the cyberattack on "the new york times the." the fbi investigating where the russian attackers who hacked the dnc are behind this one. >> reporter: u.s. officials this morning confirmed to abc news that the cyberwar sneak attacks by russia are now targeting the american news med yarks including the most influential news organization, "the new york times." no group of journalists is better connected than those enside this building. where the most sensitive, high-level sources inside government. >> russian intelligence wants to know what "the new york times" is going to write before it writes it.
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sources are inside russia. >> reporter: u.s. officials are investigating a series of cyberattacks against "the times" from russia. "the times" says none of its internal systems was breached or compromised. attacks came from the same russian hackers who did compromise the computers of the democratic national commit tooe. >> the telltale signs from the dnc were the ip addses being used were previously attributed to russian attacks. >> reporter: neutral party firms supposedly tried to undercut the campaign of bernie sanders. voice mail messages about donors and the favorers they sought. the russian hackers have a long list of successful and embarrassing operations. they had the a nonclassified system at the white house and a classified system at the pentagon. a report last week said russian hackers
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communications network for a foundation one by american billionaire george soros. no news organization would be able to withstand a sophisticated attack from the russian hackers. a cautionary tale. we move on to the race for the white house. hillary clinton continues to face questions about giving clinton foundation donors access to the state department. tom llamas is here. a poll in the state of virginia shows clinton opening up a huge lead. >> that's right. if you go to a trump rally or watch one on tv, he sounds like the candidate from a year ago when it comes to immigration. now in more and more interviews, he and his team are signaling a shift. overnight, donald trump making it clear he is changing his hard-line stance on immigration. the gop nominee who proposed a
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primaries, no longer talking about one. now, saying this -- >> there certainly can be a softening, because we're not looking to hurt people. we want people. we have great people in this country. we have some great, great people in this country. but we're going to follow the laws of this country. >> changes? >> what people don't realize, we have very, very strong laws. >> reporter: but as trump shifts on immigration, there's no wiggle room when it comes to his relentless attacks on hillary clinton and the clinton foundation. >> on november 8th, a very, very important date, we are going to declare our independence from special interests, corrupt politicians, and i might add, very corrupt politicians. >> reporter: trump and his campaign now seizing on an investigation by the associated press, questioning clinton's ethics. the a.p. reporting more
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half the people outside of government who met with clinton while she was secretary of state gave money to the clinton foundation. as much as $156 million. trump calling it a pay to play criminal enter prize. >> it's now abundantly clear that the clintons set up a business to profit from public office. >> reporter: before his bid for the presidency, trump himself doe natd more than $100,000 to the clint. ens' charities. his campaign explaining it. >> he gave money? >> as he said, sure, because they do good work. >> he was not paying to play? >> no, he was not. >> reporter: the clinton campaign saying the a.p. report relid on utterly flawed data. it did not account for more than half of her tenure as secretary. and left out meetings. >> we're seeing new elements in the stump speech. including the continued ouea
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to the african-american community. >> reporter: that's right. sometimes the language he uses gets him in trouble. one line gets play. he said, quote, you'll be able to walk down the street without getting shot. right now, you walk down the street, you get shot. >> tom, thank you very much. and new concerns this morning about north korea's military xap blt after con if i mags that they test-fired a miss frl a submarine. many analysts thought north korea was years away from this capability. in a rare display of unity today, south korea, china and japan joined together to condemn that missile test. this comes as the u.s. and south korea run joint drills in the region. authorities in australia are investigating whether isis inspired a brutal knife attack on two british tourists. a 21-year-old woman was killed.
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the suspect was french, shouting allah akbar. they're investigating whether drugses or mental issues were part of that attack. now to outrage over the punishment for a former high school athlete who was charged with sexually assaulting two classmates. he got two years prohibition instead of prison time. >> reporter: david becker won't spend a single day behind bars. if he followses the rules of his probation, he won't have a criminal record. this morning, a massachusetts teenager charges with sexually assaulting two classmates is free. a judge sentencing him to two years' probation. prosecutors had aked that david becker, seen early this summer in court, serve two years in prison. in april, two of his female classmates said they were sleeping after a house party and
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assaulting them separately. in an interview with police, becker allegedly denied having sni contact with one of the alleged victims the said that when the other didn't protest, he thought it was okay. in an audio recording from his june plea hearing, his lawyer arguing the former high school basketball player was a good student, with no previous criminal record. and he was a only have tier. >> he's been punished publicly, privately, and internally, and incarceration and conviction for a felony and sex registration requirements are not what he needs. >> reporter: during sentencing, the judge sharing that the victims did not want to see berk's life ruined over this. >> she says in her own words, i do not want to be responsible for ruining his life. that is moving to the court. >> reporter: the sentence now compared to the stanford rape case. in which brock turner was
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convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman was only given six months behind bars. one person tweeted that prif lenl is a good thing. if he completes his probation, he won't have a record. we have an amazing survival story now. a florida teen beat the odds by beating back a brain-eating amoeba. mara shchiavocampo has the stor. >> reporter: it's being called a miracle. that amoeba so rare and deadly, that keep's doctors didn't expect him to survive. now he's making an amazing recovery, back to walking and talking. thanks, in part, to an experimental drug. this morning, 16-year-old sebastian deleon is recovering from the unthinkable. a rare and deadly brain-eating amoeba that kills 93% of those
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>> the family, when they came to me, i had to tell them to say their good-byes. >> reporter: doctors at florida hospital for children suspect sebastian, a camp counselor, may have been exposed to the amoeba naegleria fowleri. he was admitted and put into a medically-induced coma for over a week. >> we woke him up. decided to take the breathing tube out. within hours, he spoke. >> we're so thankful for the gift of life. >> reporter: and for getting him the medication he needed to beat tex treatment odds. >> he's currently walking. talking. it's a miracle. it's a miracle. >> reporter: now, most cases of this do occur in the summer months. doctors say the best way to lower your risk of contracting this, use nose clips when you swim many fresh water. early symptoms include headache,
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welcome back to "gma." you're looking live at the italian town of amatrice, where that deadly 6.2 magnitude rt quake struck overnight. the death toll is growing. massive sermg for survivors is under way at this hour. an italian seismologist says there have been at least 150 tremors since. aftershocks felt in rome. >> so much of that country affected. donald trump signaling a shift on immigration, saying overnight, there could be a softening of his deportation source. he says he would follow the laws of the country. and new cases of the zika virus raising concerns. the first case along the gulf coast.
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have sara with us this morning. you have a rescue. >> it's so cute. the great escape. seal trying to get way from a pod of hungry killer whales. this little guy is not only cute but clever. much more on that comes up. >> smart seal. >> smart seal as well. a new twist in the murder case made famous by the popular podcast "kooerl." less than two months after being granted a new trial, two new witnesses came forward raising questions about his alibi. ryan smith is here with the latest. >> reporter: the tight to set him free, two of her classmates from nearly a decade ago accuse someone of lying. it's the case linked to "serial." the story
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accused of killing his girlfriend. thousands rallying to his defense. a baltimore judge ordering a new trial in june. >> the conviction is erased. >> reporter: but this morning, syed's star alibi witness's story cast this doubt. >> i was bored to tears in the library. >> reporter: someohe said she w this the library with him when lee was being killed. but this morning, according to documents filed by prosecutors this week, mcclain's account is being called a flat-out lie. two of her former classmates say in high school conversation, mcclain told them she believe sod much in adnan's innocence, she would make up a lie to prove he couldn't have done it. those classmates engaging in a testy exchange with mcclain on facebook.
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never saw him that lie brea. to continue with this story 17 years late sir disgusting. mcclain replying, wow, this is crazy. i'm not lying about any of this. the now 34-year-old is yed spending almost half his life in jail. >> i had no reason to kill her. >> reporter: his new trial fwranted on didn't grounds. but the judge questioning why syed's defense lawyer in 1999 lever contacted mcclain. major plot point in "serial." >> in there was some technicality that would prove his innocence, great. >> i think, asia, you might be that technicality. >> reporter: mcclain's lawyer saying the classmates' allegations are bizarre and wholly foughtually untrue. she took to twitter. they say i'm a liar. i say i'm not. she thinks the state
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discredit her because she presents a problem to their case. syed remains in prison while prosecute rers appealing the ruling. >> let's talk to dan abrams, nancy grace about that. let's pick up on the last point. the decision to grant a new trial is not based on the witnesses. is the new trial definitely going forward? >> no. when you have a legal ruling like this, prosecutors can appeal. they're appealing the decision for a new trial. sure, as a technical legal matter, it doesn't really matter because the ruling from the court below relied on something else. cell phone tower data. but, the fact that there are now question about the star alibi witness has inevitably got to seep into the appeal. if there is a new trial this is syed's star witness. >> if this goes to trial,
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devastating, isn't it? jt it is. i want to remind everybody that while the cell phone records are what the judge grants the motion for a new trial on, the defense is appealing the decision saying it should have been granted because of the alibi witness, asia mcclain, who has tried to make money off this case and her book that is for sale on amazon, "confessions of a serial alibi." she's gone on tv, podcasts, taken to twitter, selling a book. that's not going to help anything. but back to the facts, the cell phone tower issue is the main issue. these two sisters, did you look what they said? their statement is so rich in detail, and has been corroborated, that they were there at woodlawn high school in a co--op class, with asia mcclain, the alibi witness and had this argument. to it's
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one. is this a popularity contest? no. but will it destroy her alibi? yes. >> one question is the legal match nations as we work our way through the appeal. the other is let's assume he gets a new trial. she's suppose ed to be his star witness. this is devastating. >> i can't wait for them to bring that book out at trial. >> i don't thing she'll face being prosecuted for anything like perjury or that. when it comes to the trial itself, the public has been watching "serial" there's a whole group of people think he's innocent. he's finally going to get his day now. finally the world is going to see that he's not guilty. even if he gets this new trial, this information is going to be a real problem for him at trial. >> dan abrams. dan, i know you're going
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disagree, but i want to remind everybody that in the car, the victim's car, who nobody is mentioning, her name is hae lee. she's dead. she was a little high school girl. in her car was the map book with adnan's print on it. the page of the map where her body was found was torn out of that map book. his fingerprints on the map. they had just broken up. he wouldn't let her go. she had a new boyfriend. she wrote him a letter, let me go. on that letter, he writes, i will kill. who else killed her? >> the only other person i think realistically that could have killed her would be the other person in the story, which is jay. the one who is talked about so much. because he's the one who brings them to the car. you have to believe it was either jay or adnan. >> you don't disagree with her that much? >> no, no. >> he didn't have a dog
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fight. no motive. plus, he goes to police. that's what i'm putting out there. >> i don't -- i don't -- >> we're going to end in a good way today. let's go over the amy. yes, peace at last. all right. coming up next on our big board. "little house on the prairie" star melissa gilbert dropping out. why are republicans trying to stop that from happening. are you the breadwinner your family? what it could mean for your health. zblrnlts plus, homework battle. what a teacher is doing that has students celebrating. sit a good idea? our insiders join us. i use mine as a science experiment! as an emergency umbrella. to help feed a friend. a drum solo! i just use my backpack for books and stuff.
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we're playing that because melissa gilbert is in the news because of a political battle. she won the democratic primary for a seat in michigan despite dropping out of the race in may. the state election board is allowing a replacement for gilbert to get on the ballot. the republicans are fighting to keep her in the race. why? >> the only thing that would make it better is if the district was in walnut grove, minnesota. the republicans are pointed on this. if they keep her on the ballot, it's her on the ballot, she's much more vulnerable than the candidate that the democrats want. an assistant prosecutor. they know they have a better chance of defeating melissa gilbert. i think as an homage to laura ingalls, they're a half pint short. >> that was a good one. has there ever been a case where someone was forced to run when
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>> interestingly. as we saw in the primaries, a bunch of the candidates dropped out. jeb bush was on the ballot in a number of states. marco rubio was still on in a number of states. one of the most interesting cases was in texas. two state senators died before election day who stayed on the ballot through election day. both won the election. though they had died 60 day before election day. >> you're preeobably right. the state election board decision is going to hold. if she's forced to run, will she? >> she's just on the ballot. from everything i've seen, she's not going to campaign or do anything. it looks like she has a real physical issue with her spine in the course of this. i think in the end, the democrats will be successful in having their kptd on the ballot. it's not going to be that competitive a race. it's a republican district. the republicans, because of donald trump on the the ballot, want to protect everybody they
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now to the big headline about breadwinners. a new study by researchers at the university of connecticut find that more men are depended on to be sole providers, the more their mental health suffers. what do you make of in? >> i think the study will surprise a lot of people. it turns stereo types on their head. you have a study that shows men who are under pressure where the expectation is they have to be the breadwinner texas more they have to earn in a marriage and support their family, the less happy the less healthy they are according to the study. the study looked at a number of people over the course of 15 year. the caveat is they looked at people age 18 to 3. i'm sure there are people out there married, 34, 44, 54, things change along the way. >> you might take some pride. it's surprising to me. it does show something didn't
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happier in this study when they get to support the family more. when they get to earn a little bit more. so it's the opposite for women than it is for men. >> i can buy that. i can buy that. we turn to a big debate about home work. it was sparked by a texas teacher's letter to parents. it's gone viral. she says she's not going to assign formal homework this year. we're here with jedediah bila, "the view" co-host, a former teacher. this goes back to "everybody loves raymond." >> it's just -- it's just she has too much homework. did you see how many books she has to carry? she's going to be a hunchback. >> i think a lot of kids are burdened. this teacher says, ree search has been unable to prove that homework improves student performan performance. spend your evenings doing smings that are proven to correlate with stunt
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eat dinner together, play. >> i went to a school where i almost became a hunchback because i had so many books on my back all the time. a lot of time, teachers give repetitive homework. they'll send the kids home with 50 problems. it's repetitive. i say give homework that makes sense for the kids. give them three or four problems, so they can exercise hat they did in class, but don't make it excessive. it turns into busy work. >> i'm not the teacher. my kids are asking me how to do math problems that i don't know. didn't you learn this in school? you were an administrator as well? >> i was. i was an academic dean. i had parents coming up saying, my kids have too much home work. they don't have time to be kids. they walk away being negative. come up with a create i have exercise. give them something at help that they'll enjoy. don't take up the entire night. i remember
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good morning washington update. margaret weather on the way here's eileen whalen. >> in for another spectacular station getting out the door this morning don't have to worry about any huge weather impact will have a lot of sunshine had that sun glare but it o'clock were up to 71 degrees. by 10 o'clock 70 up to 83 degrees by lunch time our high temperature a little warmer than yesterday upper 80s about 87 degrees here in dc. also maybe think about getting out for dinner tonight the good night to do that alexander's restaurant we continues 84 done six by 70 8 o'clock noon to on the roads right now drive times are increasing as delays continue to grow from that early morning tractor-trailer that overturned on the capital beltway in a loop at river road
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drive times over 30 minutes. the boulevard to the eye to 70 also a very heavy slow ride on the into loop traveling from i 66 going to cost about 30 minutes as you head toward the american legion bridge. the same on interstate 66. heavy drive times eastbound for the prince way parkway to the vienna metro station. >> top stories a powerful 6.2 magnitude earthquake kills at least 38 people overnight in central italy. most were asleep at around 3:30 a.m. local time the damage is widespread the death toll is expected to rise. the state department urging us citizens in italy to check in on social media if they are safe and contact family and friends. dc delegate eleanor holmes norton meeting with national park service officials. the goal is to find solutions to the chronic elevator
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. a powerful earthquake strikes italy overnight. tremors shaking rome. now a frantic search for survivors at this hour. "gma" live right there are the latest. will and kate on a mission this morning, speaking to parents and kids. their big message of encouragement, urging people to ask for help when they need it, and how they're following in princess diana's footsteps. courtney korks gets candid. america's favorite friend with comments about aging in hollywood. her biggest regret. ♪ roll my windows down and cruise ♪ and florida georgia line, cruising into times square, here performing live, as we
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>> good morning, america. and florida georgia line, a few selfies out there in times square. having fun. can't wait to hear from them. getting ready for back to school as well. you're going to love this teacher. ♪ fourth grade so happy to meet you ♪ >> named dwayne reed. his video would make any kid want to go to class. we have a surprise coming up for him. >> i watched the whole video. it's also workout wednesday. we have new high-energy workouts from everyone for sofia vergara to kim kardashian is trying. it's called the lagree fitness method. join the
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our website all hour long. we start with news. tom llamas and the morning rundown. let's go back to central italy. there's an urgent search under way of today's 6.magnitude earthquake. in the mountains northeast of rome. the quake was centered near the busy summer tourist town of amatrice. at least 38 dead now. terry moran continues our coverage. >> reporter: right now, the roads are being cleared. aid workers are on the scene. they're pulling people alive. reports from some of the most deaf stated villages. there are voices coming from the rubble. many people still trapped and so right now, as after every quake, sit a race against time. this quake happened at the worst possible time. 3:30 in the morning, everyone in bed. near the epicenter, the shaking and swaying lasted
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tying 142 seconds. while no major population center was hit, this area of italy dotted with picturesque ancient hillside towns. the construction, old stone, the most vulnerable. time is on the essence. >> terry, thank you. u.s. coalition forces have joined turkey in launching a new offensive against isis. turkish tanks crossed into syria today hoping to drive isis from a key board town. vice president joe biden is visiting turkey, meeting with leaders today. north korea has test-fired a missile from a submarine. it traveled about 300 miles. that's an impretsdsive improvement over previous attempts by the north. back here at home, donald trump is slamming hillary clinton after a new report suggested top donors to the clinton foundation got special treatment when clinton ran the state department. the report by the
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press found more than half the people outside of government who met with clinton while she was secretary of state gave money to the clinton foundation. the clinton campaign says the report is based on flawed data a. trump says it shows the clintons profited from public office. meanwhile, for the first time, trump says he may soften his hard line stance on immigration, saying he's not looking to hurt people. a philadelphia man is freed this morning after spending 5 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit. anthony wright was con vipgted of rape and murder in 1981. dna testing cleared him. he wants to be a good father and grandfather. finally, a 9-year-old boy who has inspired millions of people has a new goal. last year, zion harvey became the first child in the u.s. to underdo a double hand transplant. now 12 months later, doctors say his reshall be going remarkably well. he is able to write
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himself lunch. he says his mother is standing in the way of the one thing he wants to do. >> she won't let me try out for football. >> no. we're going to start with baseball. >> why not? >> too dangerous. >> zion has a loft personality there. he says he's excited. he's going to try to convince his mom to let him play because he doesn't give up that easily. >> she said yes to baseball. >> he'll start there. >> not so bad. sara's got some "pop news." >> i sure do. court aneeney cox revealing her struggles. >> sometimes you find yourself trying. then you look at a picture of yourself and go, ooh, god. i look horrible. i have done things that i, regret. and luckily, there are things that dissolve and go away. >> she discussed the pressures of being a woman, aging,
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negativity online. she says the best part of getting older, guiding 1-year-old daughter coco through the game of life. i guess when you're out in the wilderness, you decide to admit everything. that or a church, right? next up, justin timberlake and jessica biel hosted a special guest in their home. hillary clinton. they held a star-studded affair for her fundraising efforts. they had a little fun with the photo booth. the event was hosted by tobey maguire, jennifer aniston, and shonda rhimes. tobey's wife was present. >> star-studded. >> can you imagine cleaning up your house. we're going to throw a lunch for the president. no one is going with me. finally, we all know ryan reynol reynolds, a superhero on screen, a
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very hand many. some fans send unspeakable tweets his way. they're bad. but, we are going to show you some of his polite rejections. no, in a bad way. things you wouldn't want to repeat. things you don't want to know people think. they're tweeting it at him. he takes the higher road. so, this is one of his responses. sorry, just holding my infan niece in my arms for her baptism right now. number two sorry, just trying to get this wild dolphin untangled from fishing line. number three, aw, just planting fresh flowers at a local community essentialer. number four, just trying to finish this charcoal sketch of the last supper. when asked how his wife felt about the tweets, he said, pretty sure it is my wife writing those. it sounds like her. if you saw how bad they are, like, he's really handling it well. it's cute. yeah. he's supercute. those responses only make him cuter. but, we're going to
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what's coming up on the "gma morning menu." william and kate back in action. helping parents and children this morning. showing off their soccer and cooking skills. and it's back to school time with sandra lee. she's here with delicious recipes for your child's lunchbox. plus, florida georgia line is cruising into times square. performing live. good morning, guys. want a muffin? >> of course. >> courtesy of sandra lee. all coming up right here on "gma." stay tuned.
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they're teaming up and hanging out with teens to promote mental health and help families in need. lama hasan has the latest. >> reporter: after a month of being away, william and kate are back. this is their first joint eng e engagement. this morning, they're visiting mental health organizations. this morning, a royal seal of approval for the work these charities are doing for mental health, as they shine a spot light on suicide. william and kate dropping in. the queen of recycling wearing the blue and white dress again from one of her favorite designers. l.k. bennett. she tries her hand as being a sous chef and getting cooking tips. >> it's hammering the issue home again that this is an issue they want to promote. >> reporter: their primary focus, telling kids and parents it's okay to ask for
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giving comfort for those on suicide. they wouldn't be afraid to seek help if george and charlotte needed it. breaking down bare yrs. not afraid to tackle the most challenging issues. and the other big news. kensington palace announcing william an kate will be wowing the crowds in canada next month where they did their first royal tour as a married couple. >> kensington palace has not officially announced that george and charlotte will join them. i think it's safe to say we'll see them touching down in september with their parents. it will be a fantastic trip. >> reporter: the duke and duchess taking a more high-profile role stepping in for the queen in canada. they have an action-packed month ahead of them. next week, they'll be in cornwall for a couple of weeks before jetting off to your side
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>> tell us more about that. it could be a glam mour shot with the new canadian prime minister. >> it's highly anticipated. william and kate invite bid the government. we expect prince george and princess charlotte to go with them. kensington palace releasing a statement saying william and kate have happy memories of canada because in 011 they went there as newly weds. now they have the opportunity to make happier memories with their two little ones. coming up, it's workout wednesday. the new fitness method taking over hollywood and times square. >> here we go.
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it's time for workout when. we're live-streaming the hottest workout. it's called the lagr erk e fitness method. it can help you burn hundreds of calories in just minutes. take a look. kim kardashian. sofia vergara, vanessa hudgens posting this photo. it's the lagree
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>> it combines the strength, the endurance, the core, the cardio, the balance, the flexibility. >> reporter: the workout dubbed pilates on steroids uses the supra to create total body stimulation. lagr erk e claims you can get a total body workout in just 25 minutes. the supra machine has the ability to incline and tilt. this motion requires some muscle groups to overcome resistance while others work to maintain balance. all that while we deucing stress on joints and connective tissues. >> all about provoking your body to do something different. >> reporter: you can get a similar effect on mat as long as you focus the right parts of your body. >> there is a detail to the form. to the tempo. the body alignments. the range of motion. you have to be engaged. focused on what you do. >> reporter: and look who we have here live with us.
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and ky evans. >> we're pushing the limits today. i haven't been in new york in 20 years. i'm so excited to be here. >> we're excited to have you here. what is the science behind the machine? >> the key with the supra is the angle. the inclind tilt allows you to work multiple angles which targets multiple muscles. the angles align your body to eliminate wear and tear on your joints. today on the matt math is slow and controlled movements. >> is there cardio involved? >> absolutely. >> i'm fit. i'm sweating buckets. >> it's strength and cardio con bined. it's the best way to shed the pounds. >> this machine helps you lose weight. >> and a workout that combines strength and cardio. >> ky, think you have lost at least two pounds. >> yes. >>let get
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rob will join us as well. >> lucky rob. >> he's going the try it out. show us some of these moves. >> we're going the apply the same idea. the lagree method on a floor routine. trying to work as many muscles we can without impact. control, rob. >> i have none of that. >> the scorpion. we're going table top position. all fours. like that. perfect. all the way up. hold on. >> i like mine better. it's easier. >> now, we're going to also do one of the key components is mind body. opposite hand, opposite leg comes up. >> scorpion. >> here we go. >> that is not easy, amy. >> it's core. mobility. stability, flexibility. you have to think, america. you have to think, america. one more, rob. >> i'm thinking,
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>> you got one for the upper body now? >> oh, yeah. this is the daddy long legs. he likes funny names. >> scorpion. daddy long legs. >> it's a spiderman with the leg kickout. on go in the pushup position. make sure the hips are tucked. work everything in your extier yore. >> ah. >> bring it in, push up. >> that is spider-man? >> dadly long legs. >> oh, yeah. >> other side. knee in, leg out, knee in, push up. >> that's hard, man. >> for a minute to 90 seconds. >> is this segment over yet? >> one more, one more, come on, big boy. >> good job, rob! and then lower body. >> with the legs, the back of the leg. the posterior chain.
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let's start with the right leg forward. >> all right. >> i like him. >> how. >> this is the supra lung. knee is under the hip. 90 degrees. a little bit more. come all the way up. okay, now -- >> such form you need for this. >> quell, yeah, man, life is all about owning who you are. up and down slowly. one, two, three, four, just a tap, push off the heel. core tight, chest open, chin up. here we go. the. >> this segment's almost done. >> hold right there. hold higher. watch the knee. now, we're going to move the front leg forward and back. two, three, four. >> we'll let you continue. our workout wednesday live stream is going all hour long. rob will keep doing this. we'll get more tips from sebastian. rob, you're going to have to do the weathe
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>> thank you, ky. >> good job, rob. >> going to do this weather in sign language. hope you can follow me on this. hey, guys. y'all are next with this stuff. that'll warm you up. check out the tornado in northern kansas. 1 ofthat touched down. we had flooding today across northern iowa. over eight inches of rainfall. more storms heading to chicago. hoagain starting thursday - not much rain until thursday of next week today: mostly sunny and warm highs: 85-88 winds: south 5-10 mph thursday: mostly sunny, humid highs: 85-90 winds: south 5-10 mph friday: partly sunny, stray shower or thunderstorm possible highs: 91-95, feeling like: 97-101 winds: south 5-10 mph ad-lib wx i'm abc7 meteorologist,
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coming up in ten minutes, amy robach doing the scorpion, the daddy long legs, right? >> you already did it for me. up next erks the teacher making going back the school a lot of fun going viral are his video. joining us live next.
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humidity stays in check for one more day here's a eileen whalen we are in for another spectacular day as you getting out the door this morning don't have to worry about any huge weather impact. we'll have a lot of sunshine so we will have that sun glare by 8 o'clock up to 71 degrees. by 10 o'clock 70 up to 83 degrees by lunch time our height high tempter little warmer than yesterday upper 80s about 87 degrees here in dc also maybe thinking about getting out for dinner tonight good night to do that alexander's restaurant we continue 84 six down to 79 by 8
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that we got a road on the into loop impacting your drive in fairfax county. mixing bowl cost about 40 minutes focusing in here as robinson terminal those delays continue all the way to the american legion bridge. as you get closer to the tractor-trailer on the in a little bit gridlock inside the capital beltway as well. traveling northbound 395 and north and southbound to 95. melanie. >> now some top stories. a powerful 6.2 magnitude earthquake kills at least 38 people overnight in central italy. as most people were asleep around 3:30 a.m. local time the damage is widespread. the death toll is expected to rise. the state department is urging us citizens and italy to check in on social media to say that they are safe. >> american university students will become the first and the reader to use joe's new university pass. you pass your students unlimited writing privileges on metrorail and metro bus at a substantially discounted price.
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] and you're seeing it here first. an exclusive stheek peek right there, florida georgia line's upcoming video, "may we all." they did it with tim mcgraw. they'll perform coming up. first, we have fourth grade teacher dwayne reed helping us get back to school. he's getting students excited with a special rap racking up views. first, we want you to take a look. oh, he's ready. ♪ welcome to the fourth grade hello i'm your teacher my name's mr. reed and it's very nice to
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pizza and i dress to impress but i sthil rock sneakers ♪ ♪ it's my first year teaching and i'm excited i got ideas i would like to try them ♪ ♪ like making songs to remember what krau hear my friends and my peers ♪ >> dwayne reed joins us from chicago. you did it in one day. how did you come up with the idea? >> i wanted to spice up the old-fashioned news letter. so i thought, man, i'm kind of good at music. i know how to put together lyrics. let's put a song that gets the kids excited. >> have you heard from the kids? rmgts no, i haven't. we just posted it yesterday. i heard from a lot of other teachers and parents. they said, hey, you've done a good job. >> how do you
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classroom? >> i know. it's going to be tough to top. maybe i'll dance on top of my desk like ron clark. maybe i'll start doing that. >> oh, man. i bet everyone is clamoring to get into your class. are you going to keep this up? will you do it every year, the rapping newsletter? >> yeah, maybe, if you'll have me on "good morning america" every year, i'll put a video up. >> we'll be happy to have you. we have a surprise for you. we have florida georgia line. they watched the video. they wanted to say something to you. go ahead. talk to dwayne. >> what's going on, man. we love the video. we love the song. >> you got skills, bro. >> we wish we were back in school so we could join jour class. you could be our teacher. >> keep it up, man. >> awesome. thank you, i appreciate it. >> dwayne, it's so inspiring to see a teacher showing that much commitment. it's great. >>
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keep rapping. i'm sure you'll have a great year. thank you for being with us. >> thank you so much. love you, mom. hey, chance the rapper. rob, you have weather. rob's been working out. he was grunting while we were talking. >> not in a good way. >> not good. not good. an exciting crowd here. florida georgia line coming up. we have the florida georgia line forecast. not a bad place to be. the beaches are beautiful. temperatures in the upper 80s. rain showers in the afternoon. the heat builds up across the northeast and the northwest. here's the forecast for boston. sara haines.again starting thur - not much rain until thursday of next week today: mostly sunny and warm highs: 85-88 winds: south 5-10 mph thursday:
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friday: partly sunny, stray shower or thunderstorm possible highs: 91-95, feeling like: 97-101 winds: south 5-10 mph >> you could use a little food right now. we have a sneak peek at the fooder to cast, ginger's new show. she's traveling to traverse city, michigan. they're famous for cherries. but cherries can be affected by weather. sara haines, hops, she's a fan. michigan is quickly moving up the ranks. see more of ginger's food forecast on your app and >> hops is beer, right? >> it goes into beer. it's in high demand. >> you're right. one of my favorites. now it's time to build it forward. lowe's is revamping and revitalizing boys and girls club. rachel smith has more on the project to rejuvenate these
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>> reporter: at the boys and girls club on new york's upper west side, volunteers are working. giving the harlem staple sof tender loving care. >> we're so excited to be able to be here today and say this is really going to happen. >> reporter: the nyc club is part of a special $2.5 million initiative called renovation across the nation. one club in every state will receive a there are 50,0$50,000 lowe's. from alabama to wyoming. >> this is part of our corporate purpose, to help people love where they live. and to make a difference in someone's day every day. >> reporter: olympic gold medalist and longtime club fan dominique dawes is wearing a hard hat. >> 50,000 kids will be impacted around the u.s.
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extracurricular activities. there will be games. >> reporter: to mark the occasion, a special mural designed by a 16-year-old club member. how do you hope your artwork impacts other kids at clubs? >> i hope it shows other artists like me that they have the ability to do a lot of things. >> reporter: cheese. harlem, their new state-of-the-art, 10,000-square-foot facility will include a new kitchen, digital media lab. >> it feels amazing. this is a big building. >> reporter: leaving these young members excited for the grand opening this fall. >> i'm happy that they could do this. >> reporter: for "good morning america," rachel smith, abc news, harlem. >> we have coming up, sandra lee is here with the best back to school recipes for your child's lunch box.
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[ cheers and applause ] we're back now with our be your best series. this morning, we have the abcs of how the pack a great meal for your child's lunchbox. >> disney wanting to teach parents how to make a special meal kids will love. these kids are already enjoying them. >> we're going the get on the kid helpers in a minute. >> they're having fun. it's about fun, thoughtful, healthy meals. just because it's healthy doesn't mean it's not delicious. >> it's hard finding healthy snacks. our first tip is to have breakfast for lunch. >> this is something you can make ahead and take quickly. now, her
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cinnamon muffins. i have ham and cheese muffins. now, the base in the seek are et to both is going to be a whole wheat pancake and waffle mix. your eggs, oil, water, all that stuff. this here, ham, cheese, and peppers. >> all right. >> get it on in there. this is going to be a very fast lunch, too. >> i like it this way. when everyone else does it. >> take your scooper. right. most of the year, that goes into the drawer because ice cream, it's not going to be hot outside. scoop it in. 18 minute, 350. then they're ready to go. ? these a >> these are beautiful. >> one of the things kids love are funners festive ideas for lunch that ore kids don't have. now, if you have ewe need something fluten free, or your child has peanut allergies, these are great ideas. this is a lunch in a
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so, i always find that if you use what the kids love, which is salsa, what they want, low sodium. buy the low sodium version. lettu lettuce, corn, black beans, chicken. you have lunch in a jar. >> and they want these, too. >> fwluten free tortilla chips. and in these beautiful jars, fantastic snacks. this is rang dressing, 50/50 with yogurt. you put it in the bottom of a jar. you have carrots, celery. peppers. now this one does have fluten in it because you have the celery sticks. but in here, hummus. >> love that. so do my kids. >> here's the deal. if the kids cook it, they will eat it. get them in the kitchen. take them grocery shopping. >> oh, my goodness. >> she had aot
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>> all the way down. all the way. a nice start. you could stop there and do a little decor. what you're doing are cutting out their sandwiches with cookie cutters. these are just turkey and avocado. great with a little bit of lettuce. avocado instead of mayo. these are whole wheat wraps. i would use apples and almond butter instead of peanut butter. ? and kids like to eat things that look fun. >> and that they made. these are panko oven-baked chicken nuggets. >> i love the containers. >> cow could do marinara. >> i tasted those. they're really good. >> very good job. >> doing great job. >> now this is fabulous. these are granola bars and energy balls. an energy ball i
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newest thing. very easy to make. >> there's a bee on there. >> see, everybody loves it. bees only go after flowers and, like, real food, right? these are oats, cinnamon, almond butter again. get the almond butter instead of peanut butter. you'll love it. >> i really want to eat one of these. >> this is a no-base granola. you have oats, pumpkin seeds, cranberries, a few more ingredients. coconut, and coconut nectar or agave nectar. >> get these recipes on gm gm.cog goodmo
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performing live. stay with us. ♪ with a child on the back of a bronco ♪ ♪ smiling with her hair blowing out the window ♪
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we're back now with florida georgia line. a brand-new album coming out, dig your roots. first, we want to talk to these guys. thanks for coming back. >> thank you for having us. >> we showed a little bit of tim mcgraw's collaboration. >> we have quite a few. we have ziggy marley on a song. and the backstreet boys. >>
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>> a lot of childhood influences. >> you've been selling out stadiums all over the place. like 1.5 million people the last tour. you included songs from the new album when you were out there, as a preview. >> we've been doing "dig your roots" a couple of new ones. we feel like we're connecting. we dug a little deeper. it took longer to make this album. >> showed a more spiritual side. >> a little bit more different side of who we are. we want to let our fans into our life and let them ride the journey along with us. it's an evolution. we're really enjoying letting them in on our life and being real with them. >> well, this song shows it, let's hear "holy." >> let's do it. [ cheers and applause ]
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♪ ♪ when the sun had left and the winter came and the sky thought to only bring the rain ♪ ♪ i sat in darkness all broken hearted ♪ ♪ i couldn't find a day i didn't feel alone i never meant to cry started losing hope ♪ ♪ somehow baby you broke through and saved me ♪ ♪ you're an angel tell me you're never leaving ♪ ♪ cause you're the first thing i know i can believe in ♪ ♪ you're holy holy holy holy
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high on loving you high on loving you ♪ ♪ you're holy, holy, holy, holy i'm high on loving you high on loving you ♪ ♪ you made the brightest days from the darkest nights you're the river bank where i was baptized ♪ ♪ cleansed from the demons that were killing my freedom ♪ ♪ let me lay you down give me to ya get you singing baib hallelujah ♪ ♪ we'll be touching we'll be touching heaven you're an angel tell me you're never leaving ♪ ♪ you're the first thing i know i can believe in ♪ ♪ you're holy
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high on loving you high on loving you ♪ ♪ you're holy holy holy holy i'm high on loving you high on loving you ♪ ♪ i don't knee these stars cause you shine for me shine for me like fire in my veins you're my ecstasy you're my ecstasy ♪ ♪ you're holy holy holy holy i'm high on loving you high on loving you ♪ ♪ you're holy holy holy holy i'm high on
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loving you ♪ ♪ you're the healing hands where it used to hurt you're my saving grace, you're my kind of church ♪ ♪ you're holy [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you guys so much. thank you. the roast looks good dad. how good? 162 likes. did i get any retweets on those green beans? yep! and they're blowing up on instagram. honey, your rump roast just broke the internet!!!! as it should. life is family mealtime and everything you need to make it picture perfect. now be sure to tag your mother because she needs more followers. ok.
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the roast looks good dad. how good? 162 likes. did i get any retweets on those green beans? yep! and they're blowing up on instagram. honey, your rump roast just broke the internet!!!! as it should. life is family mealtime and everything you need to make it picture perfect. now be sure to tag your mother because she needs more followers. ok.
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a big thanks to florida georgia line. thank you for coming back. we loved that song. >> thank you. >> thanks to everyone joining our workout live stream. have a great wednesday. >> it slowed down a little bit.
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great day. more great weather on the way here's eileen whalen >> w
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spectacular day as you getting out the door this morning don't have to worry about any huge weather impact. will have a lot of sunshine so we will have that sun clear by 8 o'clock were up to 71 degrees. by 10 o'clock 70 up to 83 degrees by lunch time. a high tempter little warmer than yesterday upper 80s about 87 degrees here in dc also maybe thinking about getting up for dinner tonight good night to do that alexander's restaurant we continues 84 six down to 79 by 8 o'clock. >> overnight collision on the capital beltway in a loop as you approach river wrote the tractor-trailer still there blocking the right lane and blocking the rent from the cabin john parkway.cost you some time from the springfield mixing bowl as you head toward the american legion bridge. about 45 minutes also got that crash on the left side of the roadway. adding to the mayhem and the volume delays from 66 heavy and slow as well. melanie. >> top stories and we continue to bring you the latest on to
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of the world. so far about 40 people found dead after this 6.2 magnitude quake in italy. the whole town destroyed there. then a magnitude 6.8 earthquake shook me and my this morning. impact not as bad there because that quake was at a depth of 52 miles below the surface. the one in italy was just six miles deep. >> shooting turn deadly in burtonsville this morning. officers were called to a home on sandy spring road last night. where they found a man with a gunshot wound. he died at the hospital. police are trying to determine what led up to that shooting. >> you can get the latest news traffic and weather updates right now on good morning washington over on news
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announcer: it's "live with kelly." today, mel b from "america's got talent," plus we do the conga with gloria estefan, and we try a hot new workout you won't want to miss. also, anderson cooper is our co-host. all next on "live." [captioning made possible by disney-abc domestic television] now here are kelly ripa and anderson cooper. >> ♪ do you think about me? do you think about me at all? do you think we hit the rough? and when we call it off do you think about me? ♪ [cheering and applause] kelly: hi.


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